All of us have particular words that we use a little too often. Writers tend to be embarrassed about their predilections for certain turns of phrase. At Slate, Matthew J.X. Malady reacts to the news that he uses iteration too much, and delves into the ways our verbal habits spread to others.
by Bill Pearis Tape Deck Mountain Two Brooklyn-based bands are heading out on a short East Coast tour together: Tape Deck Mountain and Slavve. The tour starts and ends with hometown shows: Cake Shop on September 27 with Writer, and....
The idea of Jason Schwartzman playing a socially problematic yet brilliant writer isn’t exactly a new one, but writer/director… Read More
"Daily Show" head writer Elliott Kalan tells CBR about Marvel's ongoing "Spider-Man & the X-Men," which brings the Wall-Crawler to the Jean Grey School.
Mindy Kaling visited The Howard Stern Show yesterday, where Stern asked if she had a one that got away. She does, of course. She's a producer and writer of a consummate sitcom. She has a full cast of stock characters in her life. She can even give you a bit... More »
Note from Lee: Please welcome Andy Thomson from TopRank in his first post to Online Marketing Blog: In managing the content marketing for a brand, you have to focus on the bottom line. You have to push sales to help you reach growth goals for the business. But in reality, most people who encounter your brand [...]
“It’s not that they can’t see the solution. They can’t see the problem.” – G.K Chesterton, Writer and philosopher We need to ask the right questions to get the right answers. If you think you have the problem figured out and are convinced that you do, think again. Show More Summary
Support this week's full-text RSS feed by buying Francesco Marciuliano's I Knead My Mommy And Other Poems By Kittens Sally Forth writer Francesco Marciuliano isn't just a Comics Curmudgeon reader: he's also a relentless one-man adorable pet poem empire, and I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens is his latest. Show More Summary
Soliciting your ideas on getting new voices heard and new writers and artists seen.
This article is by staff writer William Cowie. Several readers responded to our “Big Question” post by saying they’d like to see something about investing, and some elaborated that they’d like to see some advice for investing on a small scale. Small in scale obviously means different things to different people — but I’ll relate my [...]
Guest Writer: Ben Savage When you work with church leaders for long enough, you begin to identify common themes and challenges. I have been involved in lay leadership in several churches and have worked with hundreds of pastors overShow More Summary
I like a good (i.e., unanachronistic) historical, like Patrick O’Brien’s masterful Aubrey/Maturin tales, and I read a lot of crime fiction. People who are familiar with my work will know that I’m actually a crime writer trapped in a science-fiction author’s career.
The writer, theatre-maker and comedian channels bad comedy and bogan charm in a strangely lovable alter-ego: Dave
Mon 20 Oct Peter Carey is considered one of Australia’s finest writers. He’s written 18 books and his work has been translated into 24 languages; he’s twice...
In Epstein I discovered a smart writer who actually reveled in the cheesiness of the 1970s. And he did it without the killing smirk of irony.
It’s not always easy getting the sex you want, whether you’re in a wheelchair or not. For writer Andrew Morrison Gurza, it’s important that people recognize that disabled folks are sexual beings too. Now, as a gay man, it’s not always...Show More Summary
Women in primetime television are losing ground in many areas in front of and behind the cameras, according to a new study. In 2013-14, women comprised 27% of all people working as creators, directors, writers, producers, executive producers, editors, and directors of photography - a decrease of 3.5% from the previous season. Show More Summary
Lauren Morelli wrote about women falling for women on "Orange is the New Black"... and says the next thing she knew -- she was a lesbian who dates Poussey... the character from the show.Good thing she never wrote for "Dexter."
Many readers ask, ‘How can I become known as a writer?’ One of the best ways is to win a writing contest. We’ve got a lot of talented writers here at WritetoDone; I’m always impressed by the stunning responses to our Scene Stealer series!...Show More Summary
Mike O'Brien? No, you're not taking him from us! In a sad bit of news, it was just announced that Studio 8H's resident goofball will no longer be a player in the cast of Saturday Night Live. However, Mike will return to his writer duties and will be a scribe on the show once again! Phew! Joining the cast is [...]